This week Willeke van Eeckhoutte delves into the universal experience of grieving after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. From the ever-popular denial to the stories we tell ourselves and to being present in your daily life, read on to discover how she found her way forward….
MS & Me
This week we get to share in a conversation between two MS and Me bloggers, Fergal Hughes and Willeke van Eeckhoutte. Read on for their personal take on some of the issues MS brings to their lives.
Next week is Brain Awareness Week (11th-17th March). This is a global campaign to raise awareness of brain research & all things neurological. Today, Joan Jordan speaks about her experience when first diagnosed with MS & how she’ll be joining the ‘I Love my Brain’ campaign.
This week, Katie St Lawrence considers how MS is communicated. What is the impact of celebrity diagnoses, how do soap operas handle the complexities of living with the illness and how will the coverage of Selma Blair post-Oscars impact people with MS? Read on for her take on it all.
This week Niamh McCarron writes on the joys of rural living and how her life, and access to medical services, has changed since moving to Dublin city.
On this Valentine’s Day when many of us choose to celebrate romantic love, Christina McDonald and Niall McGahon give us their take on MS and Romance.
To mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science on 11th February, this week our MS and Me blogger Ciara O’Meara highlights the women of science and innovation who have changed the world for us all.
This week, Sarah tells us her paediatric MS story. She is a child, she has MS and she has the support of her parents as they all deal with the challenges of this condition.
This week Trevis Gleason deals with familiar, often unwelcome, phrases people with MS hear very often.
This New Year, the MS and Me team will bring you more of the things you love as well as a few things you didn’t know you wanted.